Financial Matters

Incoming exchange students pay tuition to their home institution rather than to NC State. Students will be responsible for housing and meal charges. Estimates for these costs are outlined below.

Estimated Costs

Fee TypeFall 2021
SEVIS Fee$220.00
On Campus Housing$3,305 in residence halls*
$3,430 in apartments
On Campus Meal Plan$750 - $2,300
Health Insurance$1,313.50**
Resnet (Internet)$140 (on campus residents only)
Telephone Service$67 per room (optional)
Cable Service$192.50 in residence halls*
$46 in apartments
Books$300 - $600

*Residence halls include Global Village, Arts Village, Wellness Village, and WOW Villages

** Students with existing health insurance will have the opportunity to waive out of coverage

Students can view their bill at any time on their MyPack accounts. All charges must be paid by the billing deadline indicated, shortly following arrival. Students should frequently check their account status, as they may not receive a paper bill for all charges.